On 11 June 2021, it has been published on the Official Journal of the EU the Recast of the EU dual-use export control régime: Regulation (EU) 2021/821 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2021 setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items (recast).
The European Studies Unit (ESU) of the University of Liège is delighted to announce the publication of the handbook “Introduction to International Strategic Trade Control regimes” edition 2021.
The European Parliament approves the new EU export control regime on dual-use items On 25 March 2021, the European Parliament voted during its plenary session on the new set of rules governing the export of dual-use items. The […]
By its judgment of 5 mars 2021, the Belgian Council of State suspended, under urgent procedure, four licences of arms and defence-related material issued by the Wallon Region to Saudi Arabia. The licences proved not to be adequately justified, especially against human rights considerations.
On 2 March 2021, for the first time, the new EU export control mechanism for COVID-19 vaccines established on January has been used by a Member state to block a shipment of coronavirus vaccines